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2014-03-18 23:26:48

NTD Expands Service With Two Channel Offering in U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 EURO World Network (EWN), a leader in the broadcast industry, announced today that they will provide the broadcast services for New Tang Dynasty Television to launch two new channels for cable television distribution in the U.S. NTD is a leading Chinese language television network offering 24/7 quality original and syndicated programming, including news, arts and culture shows, travel, entertainment...

2010-10-07 12:07:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Cumulus Media National Country Format Director, Bill Jones, has joined The Country Network (TCN) as Programming Director. Jones, a 33-year broadcasting veteran, will oversee the network's overall presentation, including selection of music videos and the development of new shows. "It's incredible what TCN has done in such a short amount of time," said Jones. "The Sinclair Broadcasting Group agreement alone will push the network past 17.7...

2010-06-02 12:48:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 3ality Digital LLC (www.3alitydigital.com) has achieved another S3D milestone with the medium's first-ever live terrestrial broadcast. Through an agreement with Australia's Nine Network, 3ality Digital has made the first of three matches of the 2010 National Rugby League State of Origin series available to viewers in S3D. The first match, played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, was aired live on May 26. 3ality Digital and Nine Network will also provide...

2009-09-02 12:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will be the exclusive American television home to the 2009 National Rugby League playoffs and championship game, it was announced today by Brian J. Diamond, senior vice president, sports & specials, Spike TV. The network will telecast three weekly NRL playoff contests beginning Friday, September 11, culminating with the Grand Final on Sunday, October 4. All NRL games will emanate from Australia and will air on Spike TV same day-tape. (Logo:...

2006-02-16 23:49:17

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Even in death Australia's richest man, billionaire Kerry Packer, continued to stir divisive emotions on Friday as mourners and protesters gathered for a state memorial service at the Sydney Opera House. Celebrities Tom Cruise and his pregnant fianc©e Katie Holmes flew in for the service, along with Yahoo chairman Terry Semel, golfer Greg Norman and Oscar-winning film star Russell Crowe. Prime Minister John Howard led a procession of...

2005-12-26 22:34:31

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Kerry Packer, Australia's richest man whose fierce business reputation dominated corporate Australia and whose companies control one of the nation's major media groups, died in his sleep overnight, his family said. Packer's Channel Nine television station in Sydney said his wife Roslyn had issued a statement saying the 68-year-old billionaire died peacefully at home in his bed. "Mrs Kerry Packer and her children James and Gretel sadly report the...

2005-12-26 18:30:22

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's richest man Kerry Packer, who controlled Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd one of the country's major media groups, died in his sleep overnight aged 68, local media reported on Tuesday. Australian media reported a statement from his family that said: "Mrs Kerry Packer and her children James and Gretel sadly report the passing last evening of her husband and their father Kerry. He died peacefully at home with his family at his bedside." The statement...